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From McClatchy's Washington bureau, Kristin Roberts hosts a weekly look at what's happening inside the D.C. political bubble—and what that means for the battleground states beyond.

From McClatchy's Washington bureau, Kristin Roberts hosts a weekly look at what's happening inside the D.C. political bubble—and what that means for the battleground states beyond.

From McClatchy's Washington bureau, Kristin Roberts hosts a weekly look at what's happening inside the D.C. political bubble—and what that means for the battleground states beyond.
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From McClatchy's Washington bureau, Kristin Roberts hosts a weekly look at what's happening inside the D.C. political bubble—and what that means for the battleground states beyond.

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@dcbubblepod

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Episodes

The Democrats’ Way Back, according to a 2018 rising star

11/12/2018
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On the first episode of this special five-part series going inside the future of the Democratic party, Alex Roarty talks to 2018 Delaware Senate candidate Kerri Evelyn Harris, who identifies as a biracial gay woman, about the progressive campaign she ran this fall, and the grassroots activists influencing — not always tidily — the direction of the party. If the left really does come to resemble Harris, what does that mean for the Democratic Party as a whole, both in the upcoming...

Duration:00:16:24

Midterms 2018: What the heck just happened?

11/7/2018
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On this week's episode, Alex Roarty and Andrea Drusch are joined by Katie Glueck to break down everything that you want to know post-2018 midterms. Tune in every Tuesday to Beyond the Bubble.

Duration:00:25:46

To the (horse)races: a BtB election primer

11/5/2018
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On this week's episode, we are looking at the races you need to watch on November 6. McClatchy Senior Political Correspondent Katie Glueck joins the show, along with hosts Alex Roarty and Andrea Drusch. Tune in for a special episode of Beyond the Bubble and the races you can't miss.

Duration:00:25:43

The midterm's most outrageous ads

10/30/2018
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On this week's episode, we look at the most outrageous ads from the campaign trail. Lou Jacobson and Aaron Sharockman from Politifact join the show. Tune in every Tuesday for Beyond the Bubble.

Duration:00:23:12

The Blue Wave voter in her own voice

10/23/2018
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On this week's episode, we talk to a Blue Wave voter who just happens to be a lifelong Republican. Terry Poulos voted early in Kansas. Hear what she has to say about switching from red to blue. The Kansas City Star's Bryan Lowry joins the show to talk about how this is all moving in key district in the state. Tune in every Tuesday to Beyond the Bubble.

Duration:00:21:50

Are Dems doomed in the Senate?

10/17/2018
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On this week's episode, Kyle Kondik from Sabato's Crystal Ball joins the show to talk about Democrats' chances in the Senate for November and beyond. Then, Molly Reynolds from the Brookings Institute talks to Alex and guest-host Adam Wollner about how historical tensions have been bubbling between the people and the Senate for quite some time. Tune in every week to Beyond the Bubble.

Duration:00:30:57

Will Beto beat Cruz and Florida's voting rights

10/9/2018
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On this week's episode, Alex, Andrea, and Alex talk about the Texas race for Senate that's heating up between Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz. Then, Adam Wollner joins the show to talk about the Influencer Series with Marlon Hill. He's a lawyer in Miami and an influencer who gives listeners a bit of knowledge about Amendment 4 and the fight for voting rights among individuals previously convicted of felonies. Tune in every Tuesday to Beyond the Bubble for more news.

Duration:00:30:45

Missouri's Kavanaugh grenade and Democrats go digital

10/2/2018
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On this week’s episode, Daniel Malloy from OZY joins Alex and Andrea to talk about how fallout from Kavanaugh is affecting the Senate race in Missouri. Then, Patrick McHugh from Priorities USA joins the show to talk about the Senate map and how Democrats are targeting voters of color with new ads. Tune in every Tuesday to Beyond the Bubble.

Duration:00:27:30

GOP's lost generation of women & September's Politifact

9/25/2018
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On this week's Beyond the Bubble, Meghan Milloy from Republican Women for Progress joins Alex and Andrea to talk about the GOP's relationship with women and why more aren't running for office. Then, Politifact's Aaron Sharockman is back to discuss September's top falsehoods from the campaign trail. Tune in to Beyond the Bubble every Tuesday.

Duration:00:24:24

Hurricane Florence takes over and moderates go left

9/18/2018
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On this week's Beyond the Bubble, Jim Morrill from the Charlotte Observer joins Alex Roarty and Andrea Drusch on the show to talk about Hurricane Florence and the politicians who keep on politicking during the disaster. Then, former Pennsylvania Congressman Jason Altmire talks about what makes a moderate a moderate in the Democratic Party. Finally, McClatchy's own Adam Wollner discusses what's new with the Influencer Series. Tune in every Tuesday to Beyond the Bubble.

Duration:00:33:26

Supreme Court mishegoss and Texas's Obamacare lawsuit bombshell

9/11/2018
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On this week's episode, Dr. Margaret Russell from Santa Clara Law joins the show to talk about Brett Kavanaugh's hearing and the staying power of Supreme Court nomination hearings as a whole. Then, Rob Henneke from the Texas Public Policy Foundation joins to talk about the state's suit against Obamacare and why Republicans in Congress aren't talking about it.

Duration:00:21:20

A Florida shocker and the perks of candidate debt

9/5/2018
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On this week's Beyond the Bubble, we look at Andrew Gillum's big win in Florida and how a candidate's debt can work in their favor. David Smiley from the Miami Herald and Nick Fouriezos from Ozy join Alex Roarty and Andrea Drush to discuss the news. Tune in!

Duration:00:27:36

Silent Sam and August's fibs

8/28/2018
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On this week's episode, Camila Molina from the News & Observer joins Alex Roarty and guest co-host Adam Wollner to talk about the Influencer Series and Silent Sam's toppling at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Then, Politifact's Aaron Sharockman joins the show to break down the falsehoods of August from politicians around the country.

Duration:00:20:03

Socialism, healthcare, jobs, oh my!

8/21/2018
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On this week's Beyond the Bubble, California Congressman Ro Khanna joins the show to talk about far-left legislation like the jobs guarantee bill. He also shares his thoughts on #abolishice. Then, the Washington Post's Dave Weigel talks with Alex Roarty and Andrea Drusch about the future of the Democratic Party.

Duration:00:26:56

Will the blue wave reach...Kansas?!

8/14/2018
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On this week's Beyond the Bubble, Bryan Lowry from the Kansas City Star breaks down Kansas' version of the Blue Wave. Then, political expert Liam Donovan shares what kinds of strategies the GOP will need to succeed in November.

Duration:00:31:10

Florida 26 and the Year of Color

8/8/2018
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On this week's Beyond the Bubble, Jaime Harrison joins the show to talk about a piece in OZY that calls this year the Year of Color. Katie Glueck also joins Alex Roarty and guest host Daniel Malloy from OZY to talk about her piece on Florida 26 incumbent Carlos Curbelo and his chances in a blue-district seat. Hear it all on BtB.

Duration:00:31:18

Politifact calls out July's liars

7/31/2018
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On this week's Beyond the Bubble, Politifact's executive director Aaron Sharockman joins Alex Roarty and Andrea Drusch to talk about the lies of July. Then, our own Adam Wollner joins the show to update listeners on the Influencer Series and what voters really care about this election cycle.

Duration:00:26:20

BtB live from OZY Fest, with Rep. Carlos Curbelo

7/23/2018
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On this week’s episode, Florida Republican Representative Carlos Curbelo joins Kristin Roberts and OZY politics editor Daniel Malloy at OZY Fest in New York City for a wide-ranging interview covering everything from climate change to immigration reform — including what Curbelo saw last week in Florida, at one of the country’s largest compounds for immigrant children — to bipartisanship in the age of hyper-partisan politics.

Duration:00:28:10

A Blue Wave reality check and Charlotte's RNC bid

7/17/2018
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On this week's episode, Jim Morrill from the Charlotte Observer joins Andrea and Alex to talk about President Trump's summit with Putin this week and Charlotte's bid to host the RNC. Josh Holmes, former chief of staff for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, joins the show to give Democrats a reality check on their Blue Wave hopes. Check it all out on a new Beyond the Bubble.

Duration:00:34:36

Is Kavanaugh enough to flip Roe v. Wade?

7/11/2018
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On this week's episode, NARAL's president Ilyse Hogue joins Alex and Andrea to talk about the implication of President Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh. Margaret Russell from Santa Clara University joins the show, as well, to talk about the chances of Roe v. Wade being overturned.

Duration:00:28:28